Coffee and health

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Coffee is enjoyed by millions of people around the world and is one of the most extensively researched components in the diet. New studies are regularly being added to the already large body of scientific research. Taken overall, the research indicates that moderate coffee consumption (typically 3-5 cups per day) fits well with a healthy balanced diet and active lifestyle.

This conclusion stems from the findings of many studies that have looked into coffee’s potential relationship with mental and physical performance, as well as specific health considerations. These studies are discussed in depth under each topic on the Coffee & Health website.

This document provides a summary overview on the various coffee and health aspects, with links to the more detailed topics found on this website.

The content in this Topic Overview was last edited in December 2014. Papers in the Latest Research section and further resources are added regularly.

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